Launch of UNDP’s 2011 Human Development Report

On 2 November, the United Nations Development Report Office launched UNDP’s 2011 Human Development Report – “Sustainability and Equity: A Better Future for All” in Denmark with UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.

The 2011 HDR features updated Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) results for 109 countries and new analysis, including:

  • Environmental poverty through the MPI lens
  • Trends in MPI poverty over time for 7 countries
  • Unmet need for family planning among the multidimensionally poor
  • Figures for people vulnerable to poverty and living in severe poverty, by country
  • Five new countries added to the total
  • Twenty one countries updated with more recent MPI data

Updates to MPI 2011 data are available on OPHI’s MPI pages:

For more information on the 2011 Human Development Report and the complete press kit please visit: http://hdr.undp.org